How to deal with being married to 2 people?

Question Details: It has recently come to my attention that I am still married to my ex-wife. The thing is that I have not had contact with her in 17 years. I have also gotten remarried to my husband in MA. I married my ex-wife in KY. So I am wondering if I divorce my ex-wife is my marriage with my husband now still valid or do I need to annul my marriage with my husband first then divorce my wife?

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you go to and retain an attorney to represent you.